January 3, 2013 One of the cornerstones of American democracy is the pledge that every federal officer takes to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution. In a piece in The New York Times, law professor Mike Seidman argues that it's time to re-examine the role the document plays in American society.
December 3, 2012 Hundreds of thousands of high school students enroll in Advanced Placement classes each year, with hopes to strengthen high school transcripts. In a piece for the Atlantic, former college professor and high school teacher John Tierney argues that AP courses don't deliver their promised benefits.
September 17, 2012 Experts tell us the passwords for our myriad accounts and devices should be long, and contain numbers, letters and symbols, and not include personal information. Oh, and you're supposed to remember them all, too. In The Atlantic, Rachel Swaby argues the system is unsustainable and offers a solution.